Palestine mole rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Spalacinae
Species : Nannospalax ehrenbergi
The Middle east blind mole rat, palestine mole rat is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Palestine mole ratA young / baby of a Palestine mole rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Palestine mole rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the Palestine mole rat
The favorite foods of the Palestine mole rats are roots, bulbs, and tubers, although the Zoo residents eat almost any fruit or vegetable.
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